Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

hexachlorophene

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CAS # 70-30-4

Alternative Name

2,2'-methylenebis(3,4,6-trichlorophenol)

Categories*
Antimicrobial
Pesticide ingredient

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Van den Berg KJ, van Raaij JAGM, Bragt PC, Notten WRF. 1991. Interactions of halogenated industrial chemicals with transthyretin and effects on thyroid hormone levels in vivo. Arch Toxicol 65(1):15-19.

van den Berg KJ. 1990. Interaction of chlorinated phenols with thyroxine binding sites of human transthyretin, albumin and thyroid binding globulin. Chem Biol Interact 76(1):63-75.

*Category References

Compendium of Pesticide Common Names (CPCN). [http://www.alanwood.net/pesticides/index_cn_frame.html].

US National Library of Medicine. Haz-Map. [http://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/index.php].

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